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    Nutrition in Pregnancy

    0 What do you think of when asked about food and nutrition? For some, they may think of the fact that it is necessary to survive on a day to day basis. Others may think about their favorite meal. And for others yet, they may think about how difficult it is to manage some of […]

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    Because it Makes Sense

    0 Heidi Dietrich is 10 weeks pregnant. She has two children, Declan, 5 and Delaney, 2 ½, and a loving husband, Matt. They live together in Bismarck where she leads a normal life as a mom and a business owner and right now she’s experiencing the typical symptoms of early pregnancy—headaches, bloating, fatigue and nausea—but […]

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    Carpe Baby!

    0 I sit here balancing my laptop on a belly carrying a full-grown baby. She is scheduled to come into the world in three weeks. She doesn’t yet have a name but from what I can sense, she does not have a care in the world. I love her so much, my heart kind of […]

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    Honoring our stories: The many ways we become a family

    0 As I type this, my second baby is rolling, kicking and stretching his or her limbs from one end of my belly to another. The movements are so robust that I’m certain my husband can see them from across the room. I can say this time around that I remember this feeling. The back […]

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    The miles to motherhood

    0 My great grandmother Gudrun had her first of what would be twelve children in 1915. Twelve children in rural western North Dakota during a time where a trip to the post office took a good day on horseback and ordering disposable diapers on Amazon.com wasn’t even close to a thing. I think about her […]

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    Special Deliveries

    0 Of all the people who live in small towns and rural or remote areas on the prairie, the bravest of the bunch are pregnant ladies. A pregnant woman on the prairie has to be willing to spend hours driving to and from decent medical centers for prenatal care. Those terribly long drives tend to […]

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